Industry News

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson released the following statement regarding President Obama‘s new efforts to ease student debt and a Senate bill that would allow for the reduction of rates on existing loans.

6/10/2014

With the goal of greatly increasing the number of physicians serving in southern Nevada, MountainView Hospital and the University of Nevada School of Medicine have agreed to work toward the development of an expanded Graduate Medical Education program based at MountainView Hospital.

6/9/2014

The University of California, Irvine School of Law has been granted full accreditation by the American Bar Association, effective immediately. When it opened in 2009 as the first new public law school in California in nearly 50 years, University of California, Irvine School of Law had a blank slate to create an innovative curriculum

6/9/2014

Three Massachusetts women's colleges-Smith, Mount Holyoke and Simmons-are teaming up in a project to maximize their combined resources and connections to help women from around the world who are already making a positive impact in their own conflict-torn cities and towns.

6/9/2014

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Annotator 300, a high performance, hardware-based annotation processor that allows a presenter to draw, point or type over live presentations using a touch display, graphics tablet or a keyboard and mouse.

6/9/2014

Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business announced the master of science in finance online program in 2013. A total of 162 students applied to the program and 39 students matriculated into it.

6/6/2014

Gallaudet University is now using EmergenSee, a fully automated personal security app for smartphones and tablets, which allows users to stream video, audio, pictures, GPS location, movements and text messages during emergency situations directly to the Washington, D.C. university's department of public safety.

6/6/2014

Enrollment Rx, the leading provider of cloud-based CRM solutions for higher education, announced that North Central University in Arizona has selected Enrollment Rx to improve internal and external communications.

6/6/2014

College biology students using Cengage Learning’s Aplia online homework tool earned better grades than students who did not use the tool, according to a study by The Research Group at the University of California, Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science.

6/6/2014

Chegg, The Student Hub, announced that it agreed to acquire InstaEDU, a leading on-demand tutoring marketplace, for $30 million in cash. InstaEDU has quickly scaled into a platform that connects students with on-demand tutors in more than 2,500 subjects.

6/5/2014

More than 400 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. e-books are coming to Gale Virtual Reference Library. Gale Virtual Reference Library is the e-book platform offered by Gale, a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses and part of Cengage Learning.

6/5/2014

TERMINALFOUR announces it is delivering a digital engagement and web content management platform to the University of Florida which will optimize all of the university's 3,000 websites under one consistent, easy-to-use platform.

6/5/2014

rSmart, a leader in enterprise resource planning software for higher education, announced that Coastal Carolina University has selected rSmart Cloud Express for Kuali Coeus to streamline the institution’s grant and research management activities to maximize initial and ongoing funding.

6/5/2014

The office of the VP for research at Wayne State University announced a license agreement with a new start-up company, Detroit Materials, Inc., for a Wayne State University patented portfolio of high-strength low-alloy steels and cast irons for demanding applications in the defense, off-highway, tooling and automotive industries.

6/4/2014

Through a new partnership between Cengage Learning, a leading education company, and Pathbrite, the world’s leading Portfolio Learning Platform, students will have access to Pathbrite’s best-in-class e-portfolio in Cengage Learning’s course solutions.

6/4/2014

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